First Period | Video

In India 88% of menstruating of women use home grown alternatives like old fabric, rags, sand, ash, wood shavings, newspapers, dried leaves, hay and plastic. 63 million adolescent girls live in homes without toilet facilities and girls are typically absent for 20% of the school year due to menstruation which is the second major reason after housework for girls to miss school.

First Period is a surreal and unique 9 minute film highlighting the multi-pronged issues that are related to menstrual hygiene.

It’s time to change.

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